Facts about Macedonia


    1. Strategically located for future business expansion - Strategically located
    2. First country in South East Europe to sign the Stabilization and Association agreement  with the European Union  in 2001  - Stabilization and Association agreement  with EU
    3. Excellent infrastructure
    4. EU & NATO candidate country
    5. Fast company registration
    6. Modernized electronic Real Estate Cadaster- electronic Cadaster
    7. “One Stop-Shop“system for border cross trading-One Stop-Shop
    8. Electronic payment of Taxes
    9. The Regulatory Guillotine project - cutting red tape-Regulatory Guillotine
    10. Lowest taxes in Europe
    11. Available skilled workforce
    12. High quality of life
    13. Political stability
    14. Monetary stability
    15. Macroeconomic stability
    16. 2ND in STARTING A BUSINESS World Bank’s Doing Business 2016 Report
    17.  Business-oriented Government
    18. 12th  EASE OF DOING BUSINESS World Bank’s Doing Business 2016 Report
    19.  1st IN TOTAL TAX RATE IN THE WORLDPwC and World Bank Group Study 2015
    20. Fitch affirms Macedonia at BB+ (stable credit rating 2015)- Fitch BB+
    21. FTAs with EU, EFTA, CEFTA countries; Turkey and the Ukraine; providing access to over 650m customers
    22. Two international airports: Skopje and Ohrid
    23. Two Pan-European corridors: East-West Corridor 8 and North-South Corridor 10